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Internship Opportunity

Assessing Trends in Sea Turtle Nesting, Stranding, and Capture Data for use in Endangered Species Act Section 7 Consultations in the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Region

Posted on: 02/07/2019

Summary / Description

The intern will work closely with Section 7 biologists in the Protected Resources Division Interagency Cooperation and Sea Turtle and Fisheries Coordination branches at the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office. The intern will use Microsoft Excel to discern nesting, stranding, and capture trends in the SEFSC Sea Turtle Standing and Salvage Network database. These trends will be used to inform future ESA Section 7 consultations in the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Region, particularly when assessing potential take in biological opinions.

Skills Required

Microsoft Excel, Working with large datasets, GIS experience, Basic descriptive statistics

Location

St. Petersburg, Florida

Other Information

Intern Supervisor:
Dana Bethea
Number of Slots Available:
1
Is free housing available:
No
Can international students be placed:
Yes

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